Graduate Diploma in Organizational Psychology

Provided by Aventis School of Management

Course introduction


Program Highlights

Our work is evolving rapidly and many professionals are not equipped with the skills to navigate well in today’s multicultural dynamics workplace. Evidence-based Organizational Psychology explores the rich and intriguing nature of the modern workplace such as workplace diversity, mental well-being, emotional intelligence and equipped you with the skills to futureproof your career.

Aventis Graduate Diploma in Organization Psychology stands apart from other programs distinctively in its ability to apply the knowledge learnt to the workplace. Organizational psychologists have researched heavily into all facets of workplace psychology, providing answers to daily challenges faced at work. The program aims to provide a comprehensive framework on the use of organizational psychology in human resource management challenges and consulting in business.

Where does it lead?

The Graduate Diploma in Organizational Psychology is designed to equip HR executives & industry practitioners with the knowledge to effectively apply organizational psychology at work to deliver win-win solutions that benefit both organization and its employee. The program stands apart from other– distinctively in its ability to apply the knowledge learnt to the workplace. This is a practical oriented program focus on delivering practical solutions to improve organizational fit, employee engagement and long-term success. Organizational psychologists have researched heavily into all facets of workplace psychology, providing answers to challenges and questions such as:

•Employee engagement Do’s and Don’ts
•Managing Workplace stress
•Diversity and multigenerational challenges
•Psychometric analysis
•HR and Talent Management Techniques

Faculty Profile
Dr Chris Fong
Prolific Leader; Organisational Psychologist; Award Winning Orchestra Conductor

Dr Christopher Fong is a prolific leader. Previously an international multi award winning orchestra conductor before embarking on a second career in psychological studies. As a Leadership Consultant, Christopher brings leadership from the concert hall to the boardroom with an impressive and successful track record of personal and professional achievements. Chris has an extensive speaking career, travelling the world lecturing to organizations on organisational change and development.

He has a strong passion to grow and work with young, dynamic and entrepreneurial leaders from SMEs to large MNCs. A strong advocate of work life integration, he continues to pursue his passion by accepting international and local invitations to conduct symphony orchestras and conduct leadership programs with them.

Ms Vasantha Kumari Ramachandra
MSc in Industrial Organizational & Management of Human Resources (City University of New York), Bachelor of Counselling (UniSIM), Graduate Diploma in Counselling (UniSIM)

Ms Vasantha has more than 20 years’ experience in the role of Chairperson of branch Union fostering Union-Management relationship. She is also a member of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) & AUPE Women Committee whose contributions include the development of leadership potential of women workers, advocating towards empowering and enhancing the employability of women, enabling women to return to the workforce and supporting single mothers. She is currently the Senior Consultant at Psych. Line Consultants and the associate counsellor at Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

What will I learn?

This program comprises of 4 modules which will help you gain cutting edge Organizational Psychology skills using current industry best practices as case studies and benchmark. The 4 modules will be delivered over 4 blocks of 2 full weekend sessions from 9am to 5pm in Singapore

Organizational Psychology at Work

This module will provide an Introduction to Organizational Psychology, a scientific discipline that studies human behavior in the workplace.

HR Analytics and Talent Scorecard Analysis

This module aims to provide you with the crucial HR analytics toolkits and techniques that HR professionals, business consultants, managers and leaders can use to measure effectiveness and impact of HR policies.

Effective Performance Management and Appraisal

Performance appraisal is one of the most dreaded process for managers and employees. There has even been a movement to abolish performance appraisal as companies continues to struggle using traditional performance reviews because they do not know what else to do.

Talent Management and Career Management

This module aims to provide you with a step by step guide towards talent and career management through a systematic planning framework.

Please download Brochure below for detailed course syllabus

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

Participants Profile

•HOD and Managers
•Senior Executives
•HR executives staff
•Line Managers
•Supervisors / Team and business leaders

Admission Criteria

This program is designed for working professionals with the following qualifications:
•A degree or equivalent professional qualification from a recognized university/institution
•Executives with 8 years working experience but without academic qualification will be considered
•Executives without 8 years working experience or are below 30 years old will be advised to apply for the “Advanced Diploma Program”

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: